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When I say that despite being a innovation management specialist and being able to approach any subject, I maintain a blog to speak only about food innovation, many are astonished: "What is food innovation? Is it a new diet to lose weight? Are you a chef that cooks different foods?" I explain why I chose this topic because I am a food scientist and the doubt goes on: "So you create Frankenstein-type green food in the laboratory, deal with transgenics?"

As an independent nation, Portugal was founded in 1143. Its boundaries have remained unchanged since then. It is arguably the oldest country in the world. Portugal began the globalization process in the fifteenth century, becoming the first political and economic power on a truly global scale. So how can the oldest country in the world and a pioneer of globalization be dubbed as a startup?